We have recently sorted our provision in the water tray to ensure a focus on #finemotorskills primary over than #grossmotorskills, so we enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line. There was barely space to wash the clothes in the end as everyone wanted to join in. As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs! Also lots of fun!

We enhanced the water tray by adding a washing line. As well as wringing the clothes of water and in turn developing gross motor skills they also developed their fine motor skills by squeezing open the pegs! Also lots of fun!

Washing line over the water tray - by Tom Bedard (",)

not a very attractive water tray - but the idea is good. Washing line over the water tray - by Tom Bedard (",) jan waterplay

Numicon & aqua beads on rockmyclassroom.com

Use aqua beads with numicon shapes. Fish out a shape, then fill it in with beads, counting out loud!

Making potions is an all time favourite. and so easy to do, Plastic bottles and funnels and plenty of water and powder paint or food colouring. This activity can cover almost every area of development in the Eyfs. What would make it even more exciting is if it was cooked up in the mud kitchen!! Role play, counting, measuring, colour recognition, language development, explaining and planning what to do next, sharing and many many more great learning opportunities :) v x

Making potions is an all time favourite. and so easy to do, Plastic bottles and funnels and plenty of water and powder paint or food colouring. This activity can cover almost every area of development (Pour Water Plastic Bottles)

Coloured water for pouring & measuring on a reflective sheet in the tuff spot, at Childminding Watford Playful Minds (",)

Coloured water for pouring & measuring on a reflective sheet in the tuff spot, at Childminding Watford Playful Minds

Enhancement in the sand/water area linked to Room on a Broom text this half term.

Enhancement in the sand/water area linked to Room on a Broom text this half term using Twinkl Resources.


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